Glade Park’s Belk gets a stroke of blue
Civic leaders from Northeast Tarrant County recently painted the first “blue” strokes on the Belk department store under construction at the booming Glade Parks development in Euless.
Belk’s 95,000-square-foot store will serve as one of anchors of the retail hot spot, which already includes a Dave & Busters entertainment eatery, Dick’s Sporting Goods and other stores and restaurants between Glade and Cheek-Sparger roads on the north side of Texas 121.
Those attending the gathering at Belk’s included Marlene Norcross, Belk’s vice president and regional manager for Texas; Euless council members Jeremy Tompkins and Linda Eilenfeldt; Glade Parks developer Zach Knutson; and Bedford Mayor Jim Griffin.
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Belk, which has been in Texas since 1953 and in Dallas-Fort Worth for 10 years, is expected to open in March, next door to Dick’s Sporting Goods.
Reminder: City offices, schools closed for Thanksgiving
City offices in Bedford, Euless and Hurst will be closed Thursday and Friday in observance of Thanksgiving.
The Hurst-Euless-Bedford school district is closed Wednesday through Friday.
Trash collections in all three cities will be moved forward one day: Thursday trash/recycling pickup will shift to Friday; Friday pickup will shift to Saturday.
For Black Friday shoppers: North East Mall in Hurst will be open from 6 p.m. Thursday to 1 a.m. Friday, then again from 6 a.m. Friday through 10 p.m. Saturday.
Hurst kicks off holiday season Tuesday with tree lighting
Hurst’s Christmas celebration and tree lighting ceremony is from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Hurst Conference Center, 1601 Campus Drive. There will be a three-lane snow tubing hill, Santa’s workshop, refreshments, fireworks and the lighting of the Christmas tree.
Parking and free shuttle service are available at the Tarrant County College entrance at Harwood Road and Campus Drive.
Goodfellows has been helping needy since 1912
Since 1912, the Star-Telegram’s Goodfellow Fund has provided practical gifts for schoolchildren. You may join this tradition by sending a contribution to Goodfellows, Box 1870, Fort Worth, TX 76101. Or you may go online to goodfellowfund.com and make a secure credit card donation. We’ll acknowledge your gift in the newspaper in coming weeks unless you request anonymity.